Most kids don’t remember the first time they met their father because they were tiny little babies. But what about daughters like me? I didn’t meet my dad until I was an adult in my 20s. I had no idea how the meeting would go — or even if my father wanted to meet me! But I went to Israel anyway. If you’re getting ready to meet your dad for the first time, you may find my “the first time we met” story encouraging.
Moving on after you lose someone you love isn’t about “getting over it.” You’ll don’t just get over it and you’ll never be the same. But, you will get through it. And you might even learn how to move on in ways that weave your loved one into your day.
You’re a believer, a woman of faith, a Christian woman who is growing spiritually…why, then, do you keep comparing yourself to other Christians? How do you stop measuring your spiritual growth against theirs?
As a child of God, you are saved and set free to live fully, deeply, madly! But how do you grow a healthy relationship with Jesus when you’re distracted by life, work, relationships, family, health issues, money problems, traffic jams, spilled milk?
Accomplishing God’s will for your life is easier – and more enjoyable! – when you know how to stay focused on what God wants you to do. It’s so tempting to be distracted by all the bells, whistles and squirrels in daily life…but those bells, whistles and squirrels are shallow and empty.
How do you know God cares for you? What are the signs of God’s love and protection? Finding proof that God cares about you can be as simple as looking up at the starry night sky, or as complicated as studying the book of Revelation for signs of Jesus Christ.
“Start as you mean to go,” was the first thing that popped into my head when one of my She Blossoms Facebook group members asked, “What was the best advice you’ve ever been given?”